Watercolor

Partridge berry and round leaved pyrola

Mid to late 19th century / Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

Wildflowers_49.jpg

A watercolor painting of round-leaved wintergreen and either partridge berry (scientific name Mitchella repens) or eastern teaberry (scientific name Gaultheria procumbens). Inscription reads, "Partridge Berry / Pyrola (wintergreen) round leaved / Gaultheria Procumben / Pyrola Rotundifolia."

~ Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900), “Partridge berry and round leaved pyrola,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed July 13, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/906.

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Title

Partridge berry and round leaved pyrola

Subject

Wildflowers
Watercolors (paintings)

Description

A watercolor painting of round-leaved wintergreen and either partridge berry (scientific name Mitchella repens) or eastern teaberry (scientific name Gaultheria procumbens). Inscription reads, "Partridge Berry / Pyrola (wintergreen) round leaved / Gaultheria Procumben / Pyrola Rotundifolia."

Creator

Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

Source

Sarah Haven Foster Wildflowers

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

Mid to late 19th century

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-AA1989.75.49

Watercolor Item Type Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Mary A. Foster, 1901